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FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

We are saddened to share that Dr. Alwyn Louw, a beloved faculty member of the Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) and 2008 Fellow, passed away suddenly on October 26, 2020. Alwyn was a member of SAFRI’s very first class, beginning his fellowship in Cape Town, South Africa in February 2008. He began serving as faculty… Continue reading FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

2017 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 7-15, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Jacqueline van Wyk and Liz Wolvaardt. The 2017 SAFRI Fellows are: Karin Baatjes, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa Jeane Cloete, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South… Continue reading 2017 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

2018 Fellowship Applications Are Now Open

Applications for most of the FAIMER fellowship programs are now open. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute, CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute, GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute, Manipal University-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education (MUFIILIPE), PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute, and Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI). For more information or to apply, visit: https://faimer.fluidreview.com/.

2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 2-8, 2016, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Dianne Manning and Jacqueline van Wyk. The 2016 SAFRI Fellows are: Dorcas Ayo, B.Sc. (Nursing), Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Richard Cooke, M.B.B.Ch., M.Med. (Family Medicine), University of the Witwatersrand… Continue reading 2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

FAIMER Fellowship Applications Are Now Open

Applications for most of the FAIMER fellowship programs are now open. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2017 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute, CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute, GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute, Manipal University-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education (MUFIILIPE), PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute, and Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI). The application for the 2018 FAIMER Institute is… Continue reading FAIMER Fellowship Applications Are Now Open

2015 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2015 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 3-10, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Dianne Manning and Jacqueline van Wyk. The 2015 SAFRI Fellows are: Hiba R. Ahmed, M.B.B.S., M.Sc. (Human Morphology), M.Sc. (Molecular Medicine), University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan Nazlie Beckett, B.Sc.,… Continue reading 2015 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 4-11, 2014, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Dianne Manning and Jacqueline van Wyk. The 2014 SAFRI Fellows are: Madele du Plessis, M.A., Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa Danelle Hess, B.Sc., University of the Western Cape, Cape… Continue reading 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

ECFMG Employee’s Interaction with FAIMER Faculty Member While Studying in South Africa Results in Publication

ECFMG employee Ryan Hall recently traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, as a participant in the Temple University School of Media and Communication 2014 South Africa Study Away Program. Hall was one of 11 Temple students to complete the four-week program, which was set up as an elective course in foreign journalism to mark the 20th… Continue reading ECFMG Employee’s Interaction with FAIMER Faculty Member While Studying in South Africa Results in Publication

SAFRI Five-Year Anniversary Dinner Held in Durban, South Africa

A dinner was held to mark the five-year anniversary of the Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) on June 29, 2013, at the Gateway Hotel in Durban, South Africa. Fifty-eight guests attended, including representatives from FAIMER, the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Council, deans of universities, and SAFRI Faculty and Fellows. Notably, Fellows representing… Continue reading SAFRI Five-Year Anniversary Dinner Held in Durban, South Africa

2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place February 27 – March 6, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Vanessa Burch and Juanita Bezuidenhout. The 2013 SAFRI Fellows are: Mmapula Dube, B.Sc., M.B.Ch.B., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Ruebecca Ebrahim, M.Sc., University of… Continue reading 2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

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